Building on a Foundation of Knowledge
Knowledge resources accumulated over the school’s 140-year history provide a foundation for understanding the world of today to enable young women to develop their full potential in the society of the future.
Focus on the Individual
The Ochanomizu University Senior High School holds a unique position as Japan’s only all-girls national high school. Its small enrollment of 360 students offers a nurturing environment that allows each girl to demonstrate her individuality and fully develop her abilities.
Autonomy and Independence
In addition to rigorous academic studies, our students take an active part in school events and club activities through which they develop autonomy and independence. Graduates are active in many fields, and throughout their lives draw on the qualities acquired at the school.
- To nurture students with a broad perspective who can articulate their opinions in a clear and intelligent way, supported by a firm educational foundation.
- To cultivate students who are independent, confident, and collaborative.
- To encourage students to strive to become highly educated women who contribute to society.
The school’s affiliation with Ochanomizu University provides a strong and sustained academic environment that supports girls as they develop into highly educated women who will contribute to society.
Collaboration between Ochanomizu Senior High School and Ochanomizu University
- High school curriculum developed in coordination with the university
- University classes open to high school students after their school day ends
- Career guidance day that introduces specialized courses offered at the university
February 1872 (Meiji 5)
Established as National Girls School
- First year: 120 students
- Second year: 120 students
- Third year: 120 students
- Total students: 360
- First term : April 1 - August 31
- Second term : September 1 - December 31
- Third term : January 1 - March 31
- Spring break : April 1 - April 7
- Summer break : July 21 - August 31
- Winter break : December 26 - January 7
- Academic year-end holiday : March 25 - March 31
- Founders Day commemoration : November 29
- Saturdays, Sundays, and Japanese national holidays